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Mamá (2008)

 -  Short | Horror  -  April 2009 (USA)
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A young girl wakes up and tells her sister that their mother has returned home.

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A young girl wakes up and tells her sister that their mother has returned home.

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Litle Victoria is waken up by her sister Lili who insists on leaving the house because somebody unpleasant has come back

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The film makers fell in love with the house as they were scouting for a different job, and found out that it was being demolished in two weeks. They gathered the crew together and shot the film as quickly they could. See more »

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What started off as a short, became a feature length movie. And Guillermo Del Toro was the one who saw the potential in the movie. In both movies so to speak. The general idea is simple and yet very horrifying. Having two children in peril will work most of the time. Shooting this like it is one take (great effects doing that and the other things in the movie) was genius too.

Of course there are more takes, it's very complicated, but also very short and you get the feeling of dread and fear. Saying more about it, would spoil the "fun" you could have watching it. The good thing is, it doesn't matter if you watch this before watching the feature length movie or afterwards. The movie itself is kind of absorbed as one scene in the movie ... though it has a small difference ...


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